A 27-year-old male asked:
what blood thinners are taken and which are stopped before cabg surgery?
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Cardiology 19 years experience
U love this question: im guessing by blood thinners you are including anti-platelet medications. Aspirin is taken. Other anti platelets like Plavix (clopidogrel) are very commonly stopped. Heparin is sometimes used before surgery.
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